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Behavioral and Policy Sciences

Paul Osterman

Nanyang Technological University Professor

Professor of Human Resources and Management

Paul Osterman

Paul Osterman is the Nanyang Technological University Professor, a Professor of Human Resources and Management, and the Co-Director of the MIT Sloan Institute for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Osterman’s research concerns changes in work organization within companies, career patterns and processes within firms, economic development, urban poverty, and public policy surrounding skills training and employment programs. He has been a senior administrator of job training programs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and has consulted widely for government agencies, foundations, community groups, firms, and public interest organizations.

His most recent book is The Truth About Middle Managers (Harvard Business School Press, 2009) …

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